WHY PLANET PROSPECT
PROVEN WAYS TO GET RECRUITED
The recruiting process begins the moment you step into the classroom your freshman year. Most College coaches don’t recruit just athletes. They recruit student-athletes. Did you know that if you just meet the minimum NCAA academic standards, you will not be recruited by most college programs, regardless of your athletic ability? Most colleges offer partial scholarships and make up the difference with academic scholarship money. Bad grades will only limit the number of schools that will accept you academically, so it is very important to keep your grades up. Work hard on and off the field. Don’t limit your athletic recruiting options and miss out on a great school because you didn’t work hard in the classroom
If you’re a high school freshman reading this, you’re off the a great start. The earlier you get started, the better chance you have of being recruited by college coaches. Start compiling game and skills film and keep up with your grades to ensure that you meet standards for college entrance.
You never know what coaches will be interested in recruiting you and what scholarships are out there for you unless you set up a Planet Prospect online sports recruiting profile and get noticed. Coaches are limited by NCAA rules from actively contacting students during most of the year, but a student or a student’s coach can reach out to a College Coach anytime. Be proactive. There is a short time in High School to build relationships with Coaches.
Your profile on Planetprospect.com has one job, and one job only: To get College Coaches to notice you and to contact you. Our well-designed online recruiting profile can greatly increase the chances of a College Coach noticing you.
You can send any Coach in the country your unique website URL with your very own recruiting profile which has all the information in one place for a College Coach evaluate you.
When you contact a College Coach be sure to ask well thought out questions and show the coach that you are very interested in their program and familiar with their school. An interested athlete calls, emails, and sends letters directly to coaches. Planet Prospect is the most efficient avenue to get your name and information in front of coaches. If you are proactive, communicate regularly and keep your profile updated, you will be surprised at the amount of interest you can receive from college coaches.
Another step to show College Coaches you are interested in playing at the next level is to register with the NCAA Student Eligibility Center at the start of your junior year.
Even if you haven’t been recruited yet, it’s never too late. If you want to play in College, you have to get your Skills and Game film out to College Coaches. Start sending emails and making those phone calls as soon as possible. The most important thing you can do to help your cause and be recruited is to be visible. Start today!
Remember that College Coaches will follow your social media – so keep it clean. It is your name, your personal brand and your career.
Only a very small percentage (approx. 1%) of all high school athletes across all sports will ever play in College. If you really want it, then be one of the few. We would love to help you get to the next level – It is what we do! Click on “Get Started” today and become one of the 1%.
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